Health Tech '17
Innovation in Research
Fall Leadership Dinner
Holiday Networking Party
If the companies founded by MIT graduates formed an independent nation, their revenues would propel that nation to the 17th-largest economy in the world, according to a Kauffman Foundation study. But MIT alumni, drawn from all over the world, remain heavily in Massachusetts, where they provide significant economic benefit to their local and regional economies. Could bringing an engineering school to Westchester have similar positive results?
Day Two of Health Tech ’15, was revelatory in two ways: It showed first hand the miracle of modern medicine and gave the 600+ attendees a true glimpse of how the intersection of science, technology, and healthcare were taking place in Westchester County. Perhaps the most dramatic moment of the conference, which was organized by the Westchester County Association, occurred when Doug Schreiber, a formerly paralyzed, 41-year old stroke victim with...
Dr. Kevin J. Tracey is on a mission. He wants to build a Center for Bioelectronic Medicine that he believes – and after seeing his PowerPoint and listening to his case histories, it is hard to refute – that bioelectronic medicine will lead to the successful treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, cancer, lupus, and other diseases that currently require large regimens of drugs.
We are deeply saddened at the passing of Al DelBello, our chairman emeritus and one of Westchester County’s greatest visionaries. Al saw what was possible and masterfully moved sometimes implacable forces in order to improve the quality of life for all those living and working here. He understood human nature and skillfully brought people along—not an easy task in what was often a contentious and boisterous political arena. Al was an astute observer and a careful listener; he was...